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Saturday, April 26- Open Practice for All Divisions
Pits Open- 11 AM ~ Practice 12:30-5 PM (No Starting Engines Until 12:30 PM)
$10 Pit Admission ~ FREE Grandstand Admission
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Sunday, April 27- Opening Day
Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Four Cylinder FWDs and INEX Legends
Pits Open 10:30 AM ~ Grandstands Open 12 Noon ~ Warm Ups 12:30 PM ~ Racing Starts 2 PM
Pit Admission $25 (With Pit License) ~ $35 Without Pit License
Grandstand Admission $10 for Adults ~ Children 12 & Under = FREE
 
 

Gerald “Jerry” Klick Takes Final Lap at

Longtime Evergreen Raceway Head Flagman, Gerald E. "Jerry" Klick, 69, of Drums, PA passed away Wednesday morning at his home, after battling an illness for an extended period of time.
   Klick was born in Harleigh on Oct. 26, 1944. He was the son of the late Walter and Bertha Ruth (Fisher) Klick Sr. and spent most of his life in Drums, PA, near the speedway.
He was a member of St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Johns, where he served as an usher and Sunday school teacher. He was also on the church council.
   He worked as a self-employed general contractor. He had also previously worked at General Foam, Haulmark and KME, and as a Butler Township police officer.
   However, Jerry’s passion for racing was extreme and he was well known in the area as a longtime flagman for Evergreen Raceway in St. Johns, PA. Prior to flagging he was also a racer at the same facility. Full Story
 
 
 
All Systems a Go- Ready for Practice
The managers of Evergreen Raceway Park met with all of the recently hired track employees on Sunday and with at least forty people on hand, Track Managers, Harry Buchman and Ron Babula addressed the crowd. They introduced the employees to their department heads and Babula briefly spoke about the bond that both he and Buchman share with the track, from being fans there as children to being racers there as adults. He also stressed the importance of brining back the family atmosphere and an overall great product and moral to the facility before noting amount of time and effort by many, plus the expense that went into making the speedway grounds and buildings operable in six weeks. With that said, they’re ready for the first of two practices, which is slated for Saturday, April 19. Full Story
 
“The Mouth” Adds Incentive For Pure Stock Drivers at
In conjunction with Evergreen Raceway Park, LLC, “The Mouth” Ted Grow is proud to announce a small bonus for Pure Stock (former Factory Stock) competitors to the famed 1/3-mile asphalt speedway.
    Throughout the 2014 racing season, Grow, who is the co-announcer of the speedway, will be giving $10 to each first time Pure Stock heat race winner. Eligible drivers are those who have not earned a heat race victory at the track since the division has been in existence. Full Story
 
 
Tyler Jett Motorsports Marketing Adds Incentive For FWD Competitors at
   In conjunction with Evergreen Raceway Park, LLC, Tyler Jett Motorsports Marketing, LLC is proud to announce a small bonus for Four Cylinder FWD competitors to the famed 1/3-mile asphalt speedway.
  Throughout the 2014 racing season, Tyler Jett Motorsports Marketing, the official weekly souviner program supplier at the speedway will be giving $10 to each first time Four Cylinder FWD heat race winner. Eligible drivers are those who have not earned a heat race victory at the track since the division has been in existence.
   Furthermore, the same applies to first time feature winners, except the bonus is $20 on top of the $250 the feature winner will receive from the speedway. Full Story
 
First Annual Media Day Set for
Evergreen Raceway Park in St. Johns, PA will host its first annual “Media Day” for print, and web based media outlets on Saturday, April 26. The workshop, which will   take place during the tracks second preseason practice day, will give area photographers and writers and website webmaster the opportunity to see that changes and upgrades to the facility since new management has taken over the lease of track, which was formerly known as Mountain Speedway. Full Story
 
 
Cargill of Hazleton To Host Driver Appreciation Day at
Evergreen Raceway Park is proud to announce that Cargill of Hazleton is hosting “Cargill Driver Appreciation Day” at the third mile oval on Sunday, May 4. As a terrific sponsor of Moyer Racing, many of the Cargill employees will be in the pit area will plenty of steaks and grills, in which they will grill to please for the folks in the pit area, including the drivers and crew members. It’s just their way to say thank you to all of the people that take part in the greatest sport in NEPA- short track auto racing!
 
According to the Wikipedia and Cargill websites, Cargill Incorporated is a family owned multi national corporation that is based in Minnetonka, MN. The company was founded in 1865 and is currently the largest privately owned corporation in the United States.
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Preparations Begin For
The much-anticipated season for Evergreen Raceway Park in St. Johns, PA is officially underway, as the new managers of the facility received the keys to the grounds on Saturday, March 1st. Now sitting in the driver’s seat and with a full tank of fuel, the team is focused on renovations, additions and restructuring to help build a successful relationship with their clients, drivers and fans for the 2014 racing season. Opening day, which is the first points event of the season is slated for April 27.
   Many of the newly appointed track officials met with Track Manager, Harry Buchman at the facility early Saturday morning. The team walked the grounds and noted several improvements that would need to be made by the start of the season, many of which will be underway during the cold winter snap that seems to be stuck over Pennsylvania. Full Story
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